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  • Cartel violence ramps up in Mexican border state of Tamaulipas

    NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico In the troubled state of Tamaulipas, authorities are bracing for widening conflict that in recent days has left more than 30 people dead and, in this city bordering Texas, led to a spate of kidnappings and extortion.
  • Gunfights kill at least 15 in Mexican border state

    MEXICO CITY -- At least 15 people were killed in brazen shootouts over the weekend in the large coastal city of Tampico, in a border state that had been experiencing a relative lull in organized-crime-related violence. Mayor Gustavo Torres said Monday...

    Canana Options Alfredo Corchado's 'Midnight in Mexico' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Plunging once more into Mexico's heart of darkness -- its rampant drug cartel-fuelled extortion, torture, corruption and daily murders which have left 80,000 dead -- Mexico and L.A.-based Canana has optioned big-screen rights to Alfredo Corchado's...

    Former Mexican governor indicted by U.S. on drug trafficking charges

    MEXICO CITY -- He allegedly raked in millions of dollars to give drug traffickers easy access to the United States. The cocaine flowed north, prosecutors say, and the money in his pocket bought him elegant houses and a couple of private jets. Tomas...

    More violence plagues Mexico; military supplants police force

    More violence plagues Mexico; military supplants police force
    MEXICO CITY — While millions of Mexicans celebrated the Day of the Dead holiday in peace this weekend, violence erupted in numerous areas of the country as well, including a series of drug cartel-related gunfights Sunday in and around the border...